By Adam Young

You may have heard of the 80/20 rule. It states that 80% of the results come from 20% of the causes.

Often, in golf, we focus so much on the gross movement patterns – how our shoulders are moving, how our hips are rotating, where our weight is positioned at impact, etc. While these are all important aspects to good play, there is something far more vital that will create the desired results you want.


The result of a golf shot is entirely determined by what the club did to the ball at the point of impact. Now, this doesn’t mean how your hips, shoulders or shaft lean was during this time. It literally refers to that little bit of space down by the ball.

If you were to imagine that the ball cannot see your arms, legs, where your weight is, etc…all of the information that the ball reacts to is contained while the club is in contact with the ball – which is around half an …

Read the rest of what Adam has to say about The 80/20 Rule for Golf in the February 2017 Monthly Handicap Improver here: